Two red spots on penis - no itching/burning/blistering

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Hey folks,

So I'm a big 'ol genius. I had unprotected sex with two women about 3 days apart. I went in and got diagnosed with jock itch around the same time. Then this past Thursday I noticed two red marks on the head of my penis, coming down around the crest a little as well. Jock itch typically does not both the penis.

I have no discharge, have no itching, no blistering, no nothin' but marks. I was referred to a dermatologist and also had full panel STD tests done the day I noticed (Thursday the 19th) it but haven't gotten results back yet.

I was told by the doctor who referred me to the dermatologist that while it didn't look herpedic, it was concerning. He prescribed me hydrocorisone 1% just in case it was dermatitis. As you can see in the photos it's not THAT noticeable at the current time.

I do find that I have a bit of a headache..but I don't know if this is due to me stressing out over this, focusing on whether or not I have a headache, or a symptom of some kind

Thoughts? Thanks in advance!

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  • Posted

    I will add: I have sex 3 total times alongside some masturbation. The second woman had a anterior tilted something or the other that made her cum super fast and for me to hit it almost immediately during sex, causing me to cum very quickly. Aka I was rubbing up against something a lot.

    In the photos it has a bit of a dry skin look (it does in real life too)

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      Dangit - I had* not I have. And I mean in that 3 day period. I had sex once on Tuesday and then twice on Friday. Noticed the marks on the following Thursday.
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    It doesn't look too concerning unless it gets worse.  It may just clear up in a few days, especially with a steroid cream.

    It doesn't look like regular balanitis, but the information I normally cut and paste for that probably wouldn't hurt:

    Washing (with water, no soap) daily, and taking a leak and washing after masturbation or sex will probably help, and you could also try Canesten cream or Daktarin cream.  Loose fitting cotton underwear may help, and some sites recommend washing underwear with non-biological washing powder or liquid.

    If you could keep us updated with how it goes, and if the doctors reach a diagnosis, it would be appreciated.

    An anterior tilted cervix/uterus seems to be very common btw (20-30% of women), but maybe it was very pronounced for the second woman to mention it (or even to know about it) and for you to feel it.  Those marks you have don't really look like friction damage though.

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      Thank you!

      I've been keeping an eye on it pretty hardcore..like getting up at work 3-4 times during the day just to go look at it in the bathroom. Do my best not to touch it, as to not irritate it. I should get my STD results back tomorrow (hopefully). My only concern is the mild headaches accompanying it..but again..stress.

      I do think the cream is working but can't be for sure quite yet.

      Yes, the anteriorly tilted cervix I believe it was. She definitely knew about it, talked about it before and after and I've never needed to 'release' that early with a woman before in my life.

      Yeah, I didn't think so..which is why I just don't know what it is. She actually used warm water on a cloth and wiped me down after so maybe it was the fabric irritating me.

      The issue with that is it was almost a full week before I saw the marks...can an irritation flare up a week after the irritant?

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      If you didn't notice anything till almost a week after, then it may be unrelated to the sex.  It certainly seems unusual for it to take that long to show up.  I suspect that the doctors will have a difficult time diagnosing this, and if it just goes away, you may never know what it was.

      Good luck with the STI results - you'd have to be unlucky to have picked anything up, but those pics don't look like evidence of an STI anyway.

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      I got my results back and got negative for all. I’m a little disappointed because I thought the panel test included Herpes but it didn’t. 

      I’m negative for gonnorhea, chlamydia, syphillis, and HIV.

      It seems to have faded even more now.

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      And now I look around and see all these things saying wait 2 weeks to test for these two and 4 weeks to test for this one, etc...I got the panel the Thursday after the last time I had sex (the previous Friday night (really Saturday morning) so only like 4-5 days. Ugh. However if the spots were one of those, that would mean it was already in my system and would have shown up, yeah? 
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      Those spots just don't look like any STI, but it wouldn't hurt to get tested again in a few weeks.  If they're fading, then they might be gone by then.

      Oh, and don't forget that condoms are your friend.  If you think that worrying about STIs is stressful, worrying about possible unwanted pregnancies is much worse.

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      I have a dermatology appointment in the morning as the person at the urgent care center referred me to one. I feel like I wasted money on the tests now knowing that these could all be false negatives. I’m hoping the dermatologist will see this barely visible mark and just be like “oh, that’s X. Should go away in no time. No big deal.” 

      Here’s to hoping.

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      That’s basically what happened. She said it looks like just a contact thing and since it’s basically gone already not to worry about it.
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      Thanks for the updates.  Shame she couldn't identify it, but it's good to know it's nothing to worry about.  The STI testing place should have told you about how long you need to wait for tests to be conclusive, but they exaggerate the time you need to wait to be on the safe side, so you'll probably be fine.  In your position, I wouldn't bother getting tested again.

      Get some condoms though.  One of those things it's better to have and not need, than need and not have.  I used to think it would look presumptuous or arrogant to have condoms just in case, but if things went well enough to need them, the girls were always quite pleased or relieved, and most of the time they had their own.

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      Was all but gone after using hydrocortisone 1% for a week, but now that I’ve stoppsd it’s returned but now resembles the jock itch rash a lot more. Is there a way to post photos in here or only as a new thread? 
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